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[whatwg] <object> behavior

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 01:36:27 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1001260136130.22027@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 10 Dec 2009, Michael A. Puls II wrote:
> > > 
> > > Also see <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=90268#c68>. 
> > > Should probably add a note in the spec that the css overflow and 
> > > position properties don't affect instantiation/destroying etc. 
> > > (might as well add visibility too). And, after that, it'd probably 
> > > be best to note that css in general doesn't affect 
> > > instantiation/destroying (to avoid having to keep on adding CSS 
> > > properties to the list)
> > > 
> > > Something like this:
> > > 
> > > Note: The above algorithm is independent of CSS. For example, it 
> > > runs even if the element is hidden or out-of-view because of the 
> > > 'display', 'position', 'visibility' and 'overflow' properties.
> > > 
> > > Further, changing the value of any CSS property does not cause the 
> > > above algorithm to run again on the element. For example, changing 
> > > the element's 'display' property from 'inline-block' to 'none' does 
> > > not destroy the loaded resource.
> > 
> > Fair enough. Done something like the above.
> 
> That'll work. Could you make the change for <embed> and <applet> too 
> when you have time?

It appears I have already done so.

Cheers,
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